Railroad -- Jefferson County (Colo.) -- History
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Franchise and Right-of-Way Records, 1888-1912
Collection contains Board of County Commissioners' resolutions granting franchises and rights-of-way to petitioners wanting to construct, operate and maintain single or double track passenger railways in Jefferson County during the 1880s and 1890s. Franchises were granted to cross county roads. In some cases bonds and/or petitions signed by property owners and residents along the proposed lines accompany the resolutions.
Railroad Aid Bonds, 1868-1873
Railroad Aid Bonds issued by Jefferson County to raise funds to give financial assistance to railroads. Bonds to aid in construction of the Colorado Central Railroad were issued Jun 1, 1868, due in 1883, with 8% interest. Total issue $100,000. Cancelled bond certificates have 5¢ or 50¢ revenue stamps affixed. Bonds for construction of the Golden City and South Platte Railway and Telegraph Company were issued Mar 18, 1873, due in 1893, with 8% interest. Total issue $50,000.